To amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to authorize additional funds to expand the nutritional assistance program in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico; and to require the Secretary of Agriculture to permit such assistance to be provided by the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico in the form of cash during periods for which the Secretary determines that access to such assistance is limited or unavailable as a result of a natural disaster.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 7th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jun 25, 2018
Length: 4 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
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Jun 25, 2018
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H.R. 6208 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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